Think of the godliest person you know. Then think of the meanest person you know. Which one seems happier and more “authentic?” …

She’s a footnote in history, but she still makes the news. A few days ago, California’s governor blocked Leslie Van Houten’s release from prison for the second time. His predecessor did the same thing, also twice. She’s been in jail for almost fifty years, for something she did in 1969. Seems extreme to keep a little old lady in prison. Especially when the parole board wants to let her out…

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Something must be done about porn. Our culture is sick, but rigorous virtue has more power than we realize…..

“I have to thank Ed Meese for saving my life,” that’s what former porn star Traci Lords said about the Reagan administration’s efforts to regulate the porn industry. Nicholas Kristof’s piece in the New York Times this morning is an agonizing read. I knew it was bad, but I didn’t realize just how bad. I thought everyone used Amazon at this point…

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Satanism is growing in Western societies, says longtime exorcist…

The “death” of the devil in people’s minds is accelerating the “death” of God in de-Christianized Western societies. For this reason, Dominican Father François-Marie Dermine decided 20 years ago to recatechize Catholic people through different initiatives. A Canadian by birth, Father Dermine has been an exorcist for several Italian dioceses since 1994. In 2003, he contributed to the creation of the “Course on Exorcism and Prayer of Liberation” a weeklong…

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